McSally Applauds Confirmation of U.S. Attorney for District of Arizona

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) applauded the confirmation of Michael G. Bailey to be the U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona.

“The confirmation of Michael Bailey as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona is well-deserved and long overdue,” said McSally. “Arizona has been without a presidentially appointed U.S. Attorney for far too long. Given Mr. Bailey’s distinguished record of service to Arizona and the nation, I am confident he will fulfill his duties to uphold the law and...

McSally Secures Major Sexual Assault Reforms in FY20 NDAA

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today successfully had an overwhelming number of her legislative priorities to combat sexual assault in the military incorporated in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20).

 

As the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee considered the FY20 NDAA, McSally outlined 18 provisions to stop sexual assault in the military, a culmination of months of her work meeting with military leaders, base commanders, military sexual assault...

McSally Secures Critical Support for Arizona Military Missions in National Defense Authorization Act

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) secured important provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) that provides critical support for Arizona’s military missions.

 

“Arizona plays a vital role in our national defense – providing training sites and the ability to deploy at a moment’s notice,” said McSally. “We must ensure our military has the right resources and equipment to execute. I am proud to have fought for and secured funding to maintain and...

Administration Approves Disaster Declaration for the Navajo Nation

The Trump Administration approved a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation to help the Nation recover from historic snowstorms and subsequent flooding this winter. The declaration follows a letter written by Senators McSally and Sinema along with Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-1), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-2), Raul Grijalva (AZ-3), Paul Gosar (AZ-4), Andy Biggs (AZ-5), David Schweikert (AZ-6), Ruben Gallego (AZ-7), Debbie Lesko (AZ-8), and Greg Stanton (AZ-9) urging the administration’s...

McSally, Fellow Female Senators Talk Paid Leave with Ivanka Trump

Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) attended a meeting with Ivanka Trump and other female Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Susan Collins (R-ME), Deb Fischer (R-NE), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) to discuss paid parental leave. 

 

“Working parents shouldn’t have to make a choice between maintaining their career or starting a family,” said Senator McSally. “American families need flexibility when it comes to doing both. I appreciate Ivanka Trump’s efforts on easing the burden on families with...

McSally: Disaster Funding Must Include Funding for Security & Humanitarian Crisis

Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) released the following statement after voting against the supplemental appropriations legislation:

 

“There is an ongoing disaster at our Southern border. In the past five months, over 32,000 migrants have been released into Arizona communities. While I support helping all Americans who are impacted by disasters, I won’t stand idly by and ask Arizonans to pay for disasters in other states without funding the disaster in our backyard. Some politicians...

McSally Cracks Down on Annoying, Illegal, and Abusive Robocalls

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) secured passage of legislation to crack down on annoying, illegal, and abusive robocalls. 

 

According to the Federal Trade Commission, which oversees the Do Not Call Registry, there were 4.5 million complaints about robocalls in 2017.

 

“Every Arizonan can agree that robocalls are annoying and relentless. Even Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate can agree on it,” McSally said emphatically. “Going forward, there will be stricter penalties on those...

Arizona Senators McSally, Sinema and Bipartisan, Bicameral Leaders Introduce FORWARD Act to Combat Valley Fever

U.S. CONGRESS –– U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) joined Congressman and Congressional Valley Fever Task Force Co-Chair Kevin McCarthy, Congressman and Congressional Valley Fever Task Force Co-Chair David Schweikert (AZ-06), Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), and Congressman Greg Stanton (AZ-09) to introduce H.R. 2858 and S. 1567, the Finding Orphan-disease Remedies with Antifungal Research and Development (FORWARD) Act. This legislation would address the short-term,...

McSally, Bipartisan Senators to Trump Administration: Selling Off BPA Assets Would Increase Rates for Consumers

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) joined Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), and a bipartisan group of their colleagues in writing a letter to Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Mick Mulvaney to oppose a provision in President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget that would auction off the transmission assets of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and other Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) through the Department of Energy.

“We write to...

McSally Hails Trump Announcement of Arizonan Ambassador Barbara Barrett for Air Force Secretary

McSally Advocated for Barrett’s Nomination

U.S. SENATE – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) hailed President Donald J. Trump’s intent to nominate Ambassador Barbara Barrett to be Secretary of the Air Force.

Since Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced her departure, McSally has been working with the Trump Administration to advocate for Barrett for the position. McSally’s efforts culminated in a call with President Donald J. Trump on May 17th urging him to select Barrett for the...